Embassy of Germany in Bern


The German Embassy in Switzerland is a bilateral mission in Bern and promotes German interests in Switzerland. The embassy of Germany also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Switzerland. The German Embassy in Bern is headed by Dr. Otto Lampe - Ambassador of Germany to Switzerland.


German Embassy in Bern, Switzerland - Willadingweg 83 - Case postale 250 - 3000 Bern 15 - Switzerland


(+41) 31 359 41 11


(+41) 31 359 44 44






Dr. Otto Lampe - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Switzerland require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the German embassy in Bern you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Germany

For all German visa related matters contact the embassy in Bern before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.bern.diplo.de) or contact the visa department by telephone (+41) 31 359 41 11 or email info@bern.diplo.de

Consulates of Germany in Switzerland

Next to the embassy in Bern there could be additional German consulates located in Switzerland.

Please check below for the locations of the German consulates in Switzerland.

German Consulates in Switzerland

Next to the embassy in Bern, Germany has consulates in the following cities: Basel, Genf, Lugano and Zurich

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the German Embassy in Bern offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Switzerland to Germany as wel as for German citizens in Switzerland. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, German nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.